10 Famous Chinese Teas

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      West Lake Longjing

      Dragon Well, produced in West Lake Longjing Village, Zhejiang Province, has more than 1,000 years of history. Legend has it that when Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty visited regions south of the Yangtze River in private, he saw the Longjing Tea Area of the West Lake many times to watch tea picking and production, and named the 18 tea trees in front of Hugong Temple at the foot of Shifeng Mountain as "Royal Tea".

      Dongting Biluochun

      Biluochun, produced in the Dongting Lake area of Jiangsu Province, belongs to the green tea family like the West Lake Longjing. It was included in the tribute to the court during the Tang Dynasty. Dongting Biluochun was picked earlier, and the tea picked from the Spring Equinox to Qingming is the most valuable, and the selection of tea buds is also very particular.

      Huangshan Maofeng

      Maofeng tea is produced in the area of Huangshan Mountain in Anhui Province. According to "Huizhou Fuzhi" records, "Huangshan tea production began in Jiayou of Song Dynasty and flourished in Longqing of Ming Dynasty". It can be seen that the tea produced in Huangshan, Anhui, has a very long history and became famous during the Ming Dynasty.

      Junshan Silver Needle

      Silver Needle, produced in the area of Junshan in Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. It got the name Yinzhen because it looks like a silver needle. As early as the Tang Dynasty, the tea is already very famous. According to legend, Princess Wencheng carried the Junshan Silver Needle when she got married.

      Xinyang Maojian

      Wuyi Rock Tea, produced on the rocks of Wuyi Mountain in Fujian Province, belongs to the Oolong tea family. Among the varieties, Dahongpao, Wuyi Narcissus, White Cockscomb, and Tie Luohan are more famous. Among them, Wuyi Mountain Dahongpao is also known as the "King of Rock Tea". The tea soup of Wuyi rock tea is mostly golden or orange, and the entrance has a cool and open feeling, and the sweetness will not make people feel greasy.

      Keemun Black Tea

      Qimen black tea, produced in the Qimen area of Anhui Province, is one of the finest black teas. In the process of picking, Qimen black tea mainly uses the buds and leaves of one bud, two leaves, and three leaves as raw materials, and is then made through multiple processes. The aroma of Qimen black tea, in addition to the tea aroma, also has a fruity and orchid-like aroma, which is called "Kemen incense" in the tea industry. You can try Keemun black tea to make milk tea, it tastes really good.

      Lu'an Guapian

      Gua Pian tea, produced in the Dabie Mountain area of Lu'an City, Anhui Province, originated in the Tang Dynasty and was called Lu'an Gua Pian in the Ming Dynasty. In the Qing Dynasty, it was a tribute tea to the emperor. Different from other teas, as a particular type of green tea, Lu'an Gua Pian is made from a single raw leaf, and it is also the only tea without buds and stems.

      Duyun Maojian

      Duyun Maojian tea has a long history and became famous earlier. According to historical records, as early as the Ming Dynasty, 'fish hook tea' and 'queer tongue tea' in Maojian tea were royal tributes. By the Qianlong period, they had already been sold overseas. "

      Wu Yi Rock Tea

      Anxi Tieguanyin is produced in the Anxi area of Fujian Province. Like the Wuyi Rock Tea mentioned above, it belongs to the Oolong tea family. However, in the tea-making process, the two are slightly different. Wuyi rock tea adopts the method of deep fermentation and heavy roasting, while Anxi Tieguanyin adopts the method of deep fermentation and low roasting. The tea soup of Anxi Tieguanyin is golden yellow, with a little honey taste, and the aroma is long-lasting.

      Anxi Tieguanyin

      Anxi Tieguanyin is produced in the Anxi area of Fujian Province. Like the Wuyi Rock Tea mentioned above, it belongs to the Oolong tea family. However, in the tea-making process, the two are slightly different. Wuyi rock tea adopts the method of deep fermentation and heavy roasting, while Anxi Tieguanyin adopts the method of deep fermentation and low roasting. The tea soup of Anxi Tieguanyin is golden yellow, with a little honey taste, and the aroma is long-lasting.